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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Roof-garden
By Mabel Barker Huddleston
 
SINCE I lost my ancient wealth
These are they that have nourished my life
In this grotesque, grey desert of the town:
The leaping up of flame;
The widening of the sky at the corner of the street;        5
The soft renewals of steam at the funnel’s lip,
Rising, coiling, dissolving;
White flowers of the roofs
That in unfolding vanish.
 
 
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